Predation ID Manual: Predator Kill and Scavenging Characteristics [EPUB]

Predation ID Manual: Predator Kill and Scavenging Characteristics [EPUB]
Predation ID Manual: Predator Kill and Scavenging Characteristics by Kurt Alt, Matthew Eckert
2017 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781510722514 | 15.99MB

Part of the challenges and rewards of being a field biologist is being able recreate a predation event. But that experience is often difficult and frustrating, as time, weather, and other factors can be make clues sparse. Even the most careful of investigators can spend hours of time second-guessing themselves while exhausting every possibility from inconclusive evidence.

The Predation ID Manual is designed to help assuage some of those difficulties by providing the reader with practical, expert advice, including:

  • A step-by-step approach for gathering evidence.
  • Suggestions of what to focus on at carcass site
  • A template of terminology to use when classifying a predation
  • A guide for investigating and determining signs of hemorrhage
  • Signs of kill and kill sites by species, including deer, elk, and lynx
  • And dozens more tips

Predation ID Manual is a must have for every serious hunter and field biologist.

Back to the Wild: A Practical Manual for Uncivilized Times [EPUB]

Back to the Wild: A Practical Manual for Uncivilized Times [EPUB]
Back to the Wild: A Practical Manual for Uncivilized Times by Alain Saury
2015 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781934170588 | 27.19MB

This practical and poetic "survival manual" is the first English translation of the French masterpiece of living wild in the world and creating a permaculture. Back to the Wild is your source for everything from cartography to hunting and dressing wild game to cooking without a kitchen.

Its author, the late Alain Saury, was a respected author, poet, actor, activist, and artist who created the first vegetarian organization in France. His concerns about human survival in dangerous times inspired him to create this remarkable guidebook.

Beautifully designed and organized, the material in this book illustrates the importance in having an intimate relationship with nature, and it leads the reader back to wild, whether the journey is taken by choice or by necessity.

Weather 101 [EPUB]

Weather 101 [EPUB]
Weather 101: From Doppler Radar and Long-Range Forecasts to the Polar Vortex and Climate Change, Everything You Need to Know about the Study of Weather by Kathleen Sears
2017 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781507204634 | 23.9MB

Learn the science behind weather and weather prediction in this clear and straightforward new guide.

Weather is everywhere, and while it’s typically not thought about most of the time, it can get everyone’s attention in an instant—whether it’s the swirling destruction of a tornado, the wreckage from a hurricane, or the havoc of climate change on the environment.

Weather 101 gives you the basics on weather, from blue skies to hail to dust storms, with information on the science of how weather works, how to predict the weather in your area, how to be ready for natural disasters, and how climate change is affecting weather patterns across the world. With this guide, you’ll be a weather expert in no time!

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